OpenLDAP Software is a free, open source implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) developed by the OpenLDAP Project. LDAP is a platform-independent protocol for querying and modifying data using directory services running over TCP/IP.

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OpenLDAP proxy : caching credentials in case Active Directory master unreachable

I'm setting up a Debian server in my company where users are managed in an Active Directory. I'd like to authenticate users with AD but I'm thinking it would be better, if feasible, to have a local ...
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kadmind error - krb5_recvauth: start_seq_get is not supported in the HDBGET keytab type

I'm trying to migrate a heimdal KDC with an OpenLDAP backend from a Debian 5.x server (heimdal 1.2.dfsg.1-2.1) to a Ubuntu 14.04 server (heimdal 1.6~git20131207+dfsg-1ubuntu1.1), and am running into ...
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no rootdn is created when installing openldap

I am a newbie to Openldap I tried everything to understand it clearly but its too hard for me. please help me. I am using ubuntu 14.04 when I installed the openldap using the #sudo apt-get install ...
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How can I restrict jabberd2 to only those users in an LDAP group?

I've setup openLDAP for use with jabberd2. I have users in multiple OUs and would like to create a group (ou=groups,cn=jabber,dc=my,dc=domain) to allow only those users with membership to login on the ...
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How to authenticate to CentOS7 using LDAP if the posixAccount objectClass is unavailable?

Aim: authenticate to CentOS7 using LDAP Problems 1) User cannot be found calling ldap_search_ext with ...
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How to add a user containing a UID to OpenLDAP that runs on CentOS7?

Add a user user.ldif dn: uid=sampleuser,ou=people,dc=my-domain,dc=com objectClass: top objectClass: inetOrgPerson cn: sample user uid: sampleuser Problem [root@host ~]# ldapadd -x -W -D ...
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How update passwords of user's already existing in ldap?

I want to update passwords [user's already existing in ldap] of the user by importing data from /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow. How to achieve this? I will give the overview of my setup. Nodes user ...
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LDAP Client Search with SSL - CentOS7

Has anybody got SSL client authentication working with OpenLDAP (on CentOS7 - which is using moznss)? I've search for the last 2 days trying to get this to work, both with a certutil database and ...
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Delete domain using ldapdelete

According to the man page of ldapdelete it should be possible to delete entries [root@controller ~]# man ldapdelete EXAMPLE The following command: ldapdelete "cn=Delete ...
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pam_ldap user password changes using rootbinddn on Debian Jessie

When configuring pam_ldap on Debian Jessie, end user password changes are utilizing the rootbinddn, circumventing OpenLDAP's ppolicy overlay. This is allowing end users to change their passwords ...
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OpenLDAP doesn't return DN

our OpenLDAP installation does not return DN attribute in answers to queries. It is listed (and contains correct value) on the "Internal Attributes" page in phpldapadmin, but doesn't appear when I do ...
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how to create two dits in rts openldap server

I have created a base database with like this olcDatabase={0}config.ldif # AUTO-GENERATED FILE - DO NOT EDIT!! Use ldapmodify. # CRC32 5ebe5cbf dn: olcDatabase={0}config objectClass: ...
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centos 6.6 ldap authentication no longer works after certificate update on ldap host

We recently updated the CA certificates on our LDAP host. There are a couple of CentOS 5.x servers which don't seem to have any issues authenticating against the LDAP host, but there's one Centos 6.6 ...
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Samba authentication and LDAP

I have an OpenLDAP server that I use for authentication and authorization for various services. All users are of object type inetOrgPerson and my groups are groupOfNames. Now I want to configure ...
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OS X management - binding to OpenLDAP server

As my small company starts to realise the need to manage things more efficiently, I've been working on centralising management of our OS X workstations. Our overall environment consists of Linux and ...
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ACL - Subtree Admin should be able to modify password as well as the users themselves

dn: olcDatabase={1}hdb,cn=config objectclass: olcDatabaseConfig objectclass: olcHdbConfig olcaccess: {0}to dn.subtree="ou=subtree,dc=domain,dc=tld" by self write by dn="cn=subadmin,dc=domain,dc=tld" ...
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Gnome user picture from LDAP

Is there any way to load user pictures/avatars for Gnome (these are displayed on login screen) from OpenLDAP? I'm using Debian 6 and 8 for clients and OpenLDAP server, also using GOsa for account ...
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ACL (openldap2.4) for subtree won't work for specific group

Here's a sample ldif of my implemented ACL: dn: olcDatabase={-1}frontend,cn=config objectclass: olcDatabaseConfig objectclass: olcFrontendConfig olcaccess: {0}to ...
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Weird authentication error from Active Directory Win 2008R2

I am trying to do a ldap query from a OpenBSD client to windows 2008R2 active directory and I am getting this error,"49: Invalid credentials". I don't understand why if I tried the same username and ...
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OpenLdap error: Your attempt to add uidNumber (2276) to <cn …> is NOT allowed. That attribute/value belongs to another entry

I'm using OpenLDAP. The management interface is phpLDAPadmin. Whilst this has made things easy, it also means I've not been exposed to the internals. There is an existing entry using the uidNumber ...
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Assigning attributes to groups, roles, and permissions in LDAP

I noticed that I can add object-classes to groups, roles and permissions then I can set a value to there attributes. in the example below I added an object-class 'customName' and it has an attribute ...
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users in openLDAP Groups on Windows Server not gaining access to share

I have openldap and samba PDC setup. My windows server is a member of the samba Domain. I have a group created with users. I can see the group on the windows 2008 server, however when I add this group ...
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500 Error when trying to access my site with LDAP authentication

SOLVED Well I solved this problem. I configure my apache error log to debug level, and this way I can see that the error was my DN syntax (you can see it on error lines below) Then I go to check the ...
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what does the ldapadd error: "additional info: objectClass: value #3 invalid per syntax mean?

I have the ldif dn: olcOverlay=ppolicy,olcDatabase={1}hdb,cn=config objectClass: top objectClass: olcConfig objectClass: olcOverlayConfig objectClass: olcPPolicyConfig olcOverlay: ppolicy ...
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LDAP authentication fails

I try to set up an LDAP directory that will allow me to authenticate Debian users. Once the configuration of the LDAP server and PAM files is done, the authentication fails. I think the client doesn't ...
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LDAP authentication - avoid duplicate uidNumber

I have just successfully configured OpenLDAP Users authentication in a single CentOS6 box, based on SSSD. Took some time and many trials, but it's working. Now, I want to start adding users. I'm ...
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What might be causing LDAP to refuse connections from some but not all sources? (not firewall)

I'm migrating servers to new infrastructure and have to set up LDAP again. It's not being used to access the server, rather as a repository of users from our website to be accessed by our BI ...
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SSH authentication based on existing OpenVPN tunnel

I have a single CentOS server, and several Windows clients that should connect to it, from remote. I've successfully setup OpenVPN (with Public Keys), with which the clients connect to the server; and ...
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LDAP syncrepl with kerberos authentication

I'm trying to set up a replication server for LDAP using syncrepl. I would like to use Kerberos to authenticate the consumer, because we have it set up, and it seems more secure. The database ...
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OpenLDAP will not start - Starting OpenLDAP: slapdrm: cannot remove `/var/lib/ldap/alock'

Hope someone can help me out here. I forgot the OpenLDAP admin password on a debian server and in the process, I specified the password in the slapd config file as follows: olcRootPW: ...
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Insufficient access to edit OpenLDAP cn=config with external SASL authentication

I want to add a schema to an OpenLDAP database that I've inherited. ldapadd -vY EXTERNAL -H ldapi:/// -f schema.ldif SASL/EXTERNAL authentication started SASL username: ...
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how to use ldap user account on samba share?

I have ldap user existing on ldap server. And now I want to authenticate that user on samba share to give permission for share folder. How that is possible that Ldap user act as samba user using some ...
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connect server via ssh using ldap account anywhere

I'm new in using openldap I'm using centOS7 to be my openldap server my question is, can I login server via ssh using ldap account without any client settings? something like when I done setting ...
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openldap SSL/TLS Cert: Get a 'real' one or use Self Signed?

I'm setting up SSL/TLS on OpenLDAP and wondering why the Debian Handbook has the user create a self-signed cert? Wouldn't one signed by a 'real' CA be more secure?
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OpenLDAP advanced ACL configuration

I have a multiple DITs in my OpenLDAP server. I made user cn=config the root so that cn=config has root access to all DITs (each DIT). In addition, there is a per-DIT administrator IDed as ...
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OpenVPN and oLDAP configuration

I have a Linux VM setup with OpenVPN on Debian 7.8. I copied the client files over to my MacBook and iPhone and I'm successfully able to create a VPN connection without any issues. However, I'd like ...
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AD password for LDAP users

My company has a central Active directory server and our team has its own OpenLDAP server for managing infrastructure. I would like to use the same password for our ldap users as the password in AD. ...
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How to properly insert a set of olcAccess attributes to the configuration of an OpenLDAP database?

I need to add a bunch of ACLs for my database but am having hard time writing proper LDIF for it. Unfortunately, ldapmodify is not very helpful with its useless error message: modifying entry ...
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Cannot load compiled ltb-password-check module on Debian

I'm trying to compile and load LDAP Tool Box Project's password checker module to improve the capabilities of password policy overlay on the Debian 7.8. Here's what I've done so far: I've installed ...
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OpenLDAP & Asterisk - no global superior knowledge

I'm struggling to setup OpenLDAP to allow Asterisk to store information about users. I've tried to follow several howto's, but unfortunately I'm not able to set it up correctly. It seems like most ...
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Setting up LDAP to authenticate users in data center

I'm a newbie to linux and networking. Somehow I'm assigned to research the tasks of setting up the authentication for users to login in from local office to data center. Here's the hypothetical ...
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LDAP ACLs with filters

I am trying to write LDAP ACL filters that would suspend authentication for domains that have a custom attribute set to some value. I created a custom object with an extra NAME attribute domainStatus ...
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Gitlab with OpenLDAP secured with TLS

I have a working, secure OpenLDAP server running at: auth.<company name>.com I also have a reader account that Gitlab can use: cn=Reader Reader,ou=users,dc=auth,dc=<Company ...
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Can't read PID file on OpenLdap using RedHat 6/ Centos

When I try to execute command "service slapd debug", I receive this message [root@elara ~]# service slapd debug slapd: [INFO] Using /etc/default/slapd for configuration slapd: [INFO] Halting ...
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Working LDIF configuration example for openLDAP SQL backend

I need to provide access to a postgres database through LDAP and I am looking for a working configuration sample using LDIF files. All the examples I can find are using the old slapd.conf file for ...
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SAMBA/LDAP authentication failed in FreeNAS

I got a FreeNAS server and I am trying to share folders using SAMBA. My users are in an OpenLDAP server. The OpenLDAP has the samba.schema loaded. I checked the sambaSID in my FreeNAS and it is the ...
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vlock/pam_ldap based authentications fails when adding TLS/SSL

I have working centralized authentication configuration setup on Debian Wheezy based servers, utilizing OpenLDAP (2.4.31), pam_ldap (184-8), and libnss-ldap (264-2). I have successfully configured ...
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Are the UID of users from a domain maintained locally in a machine?

This could be total nonsense but as I am new and am trying to learn. I came across this question. I have seen many of my office linux machines connected to some domain. I am wondering as if a ...
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sssd one ldap server for authentication and one for automounting, is this possible?

Says it all in the title really :) I am looking into SSSD but have a requirement that it must use ldap-1 for user authentication and then get the home directory automount information from ldap-2. ...
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Auth fail on Samba server with LDAP backend‏

I'm trying to configure a Samba server to simply use LDAP backend for authenticate users. Just that, I don't care of PDC/BDC, etc. The samba schema is present in the LDAP, and in the users profile. ...